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1 day cycling & hiking tour at  Mt Kissavos
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1 day cycling & hiking tour at Mt Kissavos

49,00 €/person

  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Sightseeing
  • Visit Museums
  • Visit churches

Your 1day cycling and hiking tour starts from the Central Square of Anatoli village at 1.100m. 

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Heading to the historic Monastery of IoannisProdromos by bikes, you have a guided tour at the monastery Timios Prodromos, which is only 4 km from the village of Anatoli. You will get to know about the renovated monastery, which had been built out of stones back in 1500 A.C., but also the well-conserved church with its rare icons and the exquisite surrounding space. In the following, you will have the opportunity to enjoy the hospitality of the nuns, to listen to them and to be toured in the monastery’s farm, so as to view with your own eyes the biological methods of cultivation, the mountainous breeding, the way they have managed to be independent with their food and fanatic supporters of any ecological means of growing. You can always offer your help to the Monastery.

As you leave the Monastery be sure that apart from the glass of milk that will be waiting for you, you will also listen to words of wisdom, tradition, history and Christian love. You return to the central square of the village, where you can have a short break to grab a snack or even to have lunch in the local tavernas.

You continue a descend route following two options:

1rst: By choosing the hiking route you follow the path towards the south and you cross the old street that was built for the horses, which is now part of the National path O2 (which connects Kissavos to Pelion and to Olympus). The route is easy, suitable for children over 10 years old, very well signed and it passes through a forest path to end up in a cobbled street. After having hiked for almost two and a half hours you arrive at the historic village of Metaxochori, which is built at an altitude of 200 m. It is one of the most beautiful villages of the area, with lots of traditional houses, most of which are mansions, a rich history and tradition, since in the past the people of the village developed an industry of silk, from where it took its name (In Greek metaxi=silk). The tour is complete at Metaxochori  of Agia.

2nd: You continue by bicycles for the 17 kilometres descend from Anatoli to Metaxochori and to Agia, enjoying at the same time the unique natural beauty of Mt. Kissavos and the coastline of Chalkidiki, Pieria, Agiokampos, to Pelion, which fills up the horizon.

Cyclinghellas guarantee a wonderful view and an unforgettable experience!

 

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1 day cycling & hiking tour at  Mt Kissavos

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  • Full organization from Cyclinghellas
  • Well-maintained bikes
  • Well-maintained cycling helmet
  • Experienced cycling guide
  • Experienced mountain guide
  • Equipment (toolbox, inner tubes, pump) for the “bicycle’s good health”
  • Bike Service
  • First aid kit
  • Service car with distinctive lights and mechanical support for the cyclists
  • Trailer for the bikes’ transfer
  • Van or bus for companions-friends of yours.
  • Snack (bar or fruits or nuts /person)
  • All the activities
  • Water at the six feeding stations along the route.
  • The transfer from nearby hotels to the meeting point for more than 4 customers
  • The transfer to nearby hotels from the finishing point for more than 4 customers
  • Commemorating partisipation diploma for all visitors

The price does not include

Anatoli

Anatoli

Anatoli (or Selitsani as it is its old Slavic name «selo = village») is built in an amphitheatrical way in the southeastern side of Ossa in a height of 960 m and it is noted for its rich fauna and flora.

  Its geographical position gives you an unimpeded view to sunrise. In every sunrise one can admire its marvelous colors as they are spread over Kissavos, the flatland of Thessaly, the township of Aghia and its villages, Mavrovouni, Pelio, the sea of Aghiokampos, even the islands Skiathos and Skopelos.

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Mount Kissavos

Mount Kissavos

Kissavos, or in other words Ossa, is a mountain in the Larissa regional unit, Thessaly which is located in the municipality of Larissa to the north-east and Tempi and Pineios river to the south, opposite to Olympus mountain.

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